5 days in North Iceland Itinerary

5 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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5 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  31 h
1
Akureyri
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  40 h
End: Manila, Luzon

1
day
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 13th (Thu), examine the collection at The Industry Museum, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saurbaejarkirkja.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Akureyri trip builder tool .

Manila, Philippines to Akureyri is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from Philippines Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Manila in February: high temperatures in Akureyri hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Photography Tours
Saurbaejarkirkja ©
Saurbaejarkirkja
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The Industry Museum

1
night
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 14th (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths, and then don't miss a visit to Viti Crater.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Reykjahlid sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Lake Myvatn
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Mývatn Nature Baths
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Viti Crater

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